On This Day

On This Day in Music for March 12

Events in Music

  • 1832 The ballet La Sylphide first premieres at the Opéra de Paris.
  • 1857 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra" premieres in Venice
  • 1897 Vincent d'Indy's opera "Fervaal" premieres in Brussels
  • 1934 Paul Hindemith's "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Berlin
  • 1947 "Chocolate Soldier" opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances
  • 1954 1st performance of Arnold Schoenberg's opera "Moses und Aaron", in a concert setting in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1958 3rd Eurovision Song Contest: Andre Claveau for France wins singing "Dors, mon amour" in Hilversum
  • 1963 Beatles perform as a trio, at Granada Cinema, in Bedford, England, as John Lennon is ill with a cold
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Weddings in Music

  • 1969 Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London
  • 2017 Country music singer-songwriter and guitarist Frankie Ballard (34) weds Old Smokey Boots owner Christina Murphy
  • 2017 Actress and singer-songwriter Amanda Seyfried (31) weds actor Thomas Sadoski (40) in a private ceremony

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